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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma President Kennedy has progressed in interesting ways. During his talk the other night, he carefully until he'd get in ,ome Mast at the Russians. it was old familiar "Cuber." Candidates Hit Opposite Sides Of Oklahoma, Page 10 59TH YEAR NO. 193 Stock Market Rallies But Investors Wonder What's Still To Come NEW YORK (AP) A buying surge today stemmed the head' long drop that the Cuban crisis had brought to the stock mar- ket. The gain was shown by "flash those transmitted ahead of a ticker tape that lagged as much as 30 minutes behind ac tual transactions. The recovery drive extended to virtually all major stock groups. NEW YORK market investors tried to day to anticipate how Wai Street will react now and in weeks to come to the Cuban crisis. The market sagged on Mon day's uncertainty, held firmer after the President spelled out the U.S. position, then suddenly sank badly. The late selling rush Tuesday linked by analysts to talk o a possible clash between U.S. anc Soviet ships at the Cuban block- ade lines. "Scared" "It was scared said Eldon Grimm, of Walston and Co., after the market closed. "People were afraid what would happen." Other analysts cited additional factors, including the one that ac. cumulative weakness had left the market ill-equipped to cope with fresh bad news. "When a market has taken the beating this one said one broker, "it doesn't have much fight left." The late wave sent many stocks plunging and even the defense is- sues that had stood stoutly all day took a battering. Averages Dip Averages, toottheir biggest dips in months and prices sank toward the area of the year's June lows. The Associated Press average of stocks slipped 4.4 to 208. The Dow Jones industrials aver- age lost 10.54 to 558.06. Volume of 5.69 million shares was a far cry from the 2 million and 3 mil- lion days in recent weeks. Analyst Sidney Lurie of Joseph- thai and Co., said: "The market is on the defensive and it's in an (Continued on Two) Shirtsleeved Humor Leaves Attorney Cold Judges are noted for their dig- nity and attention to protocol, but sometimes even a jurist can't re- sist the temptation of a practical joke. Judge John Boyce Mc- Keel is no exception. Northwestern Coach Says He's Outclassed See Sports Page ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1963 10 PAGES 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY American Naval Power Closes In On Russian Ships On High Seas; Showdown Looms At Any Moment Lehr, urban planner, is shown here as he outlined the aspects of Metro- politan Area Planning and Zoning to residents of the Ahloio area. Lehr and others spoke Tuesday night at a meeting at the Ahloso school where a capacity crowd turned out to learn about the Staff Ahloso Residents Hear Talks On Area Planning Proposals By GEORGE GURLEY Residents of the Ahloso area Tuesday night gathered in the unchroom at the school and took look at this thing called Metro- politan Area Planning and Zoning. The meeting was arranged by leaders with the coopera- jon of the Master Planning Com- mittee of the Ada Chamber of Commerce. The lunchroom was literally jacked as more than 100 people ;urned xiut to hear.a presentation if the program and enter into the [uestion and answer period that ollowed. No action was taken at the Last week, McKeel arrived at the courthouse a little later than usual. To his chagrin, the court- house was filled with lawyers and clients. It was then that he re- membered a motion docket was scheduled for that morning. The cause of McKeel's concern was the fact that he had not worn a coat that day, but was instead clad in -slacks and a white shirt. Court protocol demands that judges and attorneys wear either coats or robes. It was a rather warm day and besides McKeel doesn't particularly like to wear a robe. So, he shopped around and final- ly approached attorney Leslie Younger. He talked Younger into lending him the' coat off his back. Clothed in Younger's coat, McKeel preceded to preside. Everything went fine until it was Younger's turn to' appear be- fore the- bench in behalf .of a client AH the other lawyers in the courtroom had on their coats, but there was poor Les in a short- sleeved shirt McKeel couldn't resist the op- portunty. "Mr. Younger, do you not own a the Judge demanded. meeting. It was not a public hear- ng. It was held merely to present spects of the program to Ahloso esidents and stimulate discussion nd thinking. It is likely that imilar such meetings will be cheduled at other points near .da such as Homer and Latta. Superintendent J. C. Treas pened the meeting. Treas spoke riefly, introducing J. A. Richard- on, chairman of the chamber's aster Planning Committee, lichardson stressed the meeting educational. "Nobody is try- ng to cram anything down any- ne's he said. He com- mented that the purpose of such meetings was to discuss metro- politan planning and 'Zoning, to examine it, to inform the people so they could better decide if they wanted it or if they didn't. Richardson, who acted as moderator during the question and answer session, introduced Bob Lehr, Norman, urban plan- "Well ah that Is no the perplexed at- torney answered. Colleagues say it was the first time in history Younger has been "speechless." These days, almost anyone can hang onto a little money there isn't anything left a little money will Gen. Fea. Corp.) also might be eventually adopted for the sub-division of land, look- ing toward fu'.-.ire residential de- velopment in what are now rural areas. And, perhaps some basic type of street planning would also come. Lehr stressed that those en- gaged in agricultural pursuits need have no qualms about the program. The only manner it will affect them is in relation to "setback" requirements on roads. Actually, most rural' residents, have already established their homes, outbuildings' etc.. well beyond what would be required under 'any setback program. Lehr laid great stress on the fact-that such a program is not retroactive. "We can't .put any man out of he said. "If a piece of land' is being used a certain way, if there is a filling station at a certain location, we can do nothing about these situa- tions. It is only in relation to future development" After Lehr's presentation, ques- tion and answer followed, with a panel participating. Taking ques- tions from the floor, in addition to .Lehr, were Sid Spears, city councilman and former commis- sion member; W. T. Blackwell, commission member; H.o m e r Peay, chairman of the'Commis- Harvey LamberC member of the master- planning commit- Savage, manager of the Ada Chamber. County Com- missioners Rae Thompson and Dave Gray were both present They listened quietly but intently throughout the meeting. The meeting officially opened at p.m. and ran for over two hours. Questions developed rapidly. (Continued on Page Two) Searchers Wreck House Seeking Robbery Loot ner, has done the work- on the program for Ada and the urban area. Lehr reviewed the history of enabling legislation which set up the program. He sketched the makeup of the commission, four men representing the city, four from the county with the chair- man" of the board of county com- missioners and the mayor of the city as ex officio voting members, j For areas outside the corporate limits of Ada, Lehr pointed put that major street planning, zoning and regulations for the subdi- vision- of land would be the pri- mary areas of consideration. Actually, the city has acted .in all these areas. The county has not. If the commissioners decide, to go along with the program, then some sort of zoning will be developed, based chiefly on pres- ent land use. .Certain regulations Mass. Atty. W, Arthur Garrity said to- day .-that articles seized Tuesday by U.S. marshals in a search for stolen. Aug. 14 in a Plymouth mail truck robbery will be analyzed to see if they have any connection with the nation's biggest cash haul. Investigators spent-1U4 hours in the North Weymouth home himself during questioning some- time ago, Garrity said. He said he was not aware per- sonally of Richards' whereabouts today but added he would not au- thorize a warrant for his arrest on the basis of evidence now on hand. Searchers also found 33 ten- dollar bills hidden by a board fastened to- the cellar ceiling of Thomas R. Richards, 37, and f15 plumbing.. It was not uncovered foot lockerslva shotgun, a bullet proof vest'ana a.pistol. "We believed at the time we ob- tained a search warrant that there was a million dollars, more or. less, in Richards' Gar- rity said. "Although we didn't find a mil- ion dollars, the searchers did 'ind several articles specified in the warrant; namely the lockers and the shotgun." Garrity said the government will not assume any responsibility for the damage caused to the one- story home. He said the searchers had removed some wall panels, flooring, tore up foot concrete patio, and the .concrete back steps. identified as stolen. 'Workmen with pneumatic drills tore up a 20xlO-fopt concrete .patio in the back yard. A power shovel 'cleared, the loose-concrete and dug six.feet'into the fill. With crowbars, electric drills and saws, 30 federal inspectors and U.S. ripped up floor boards, cut holes in walls, tore away shingles and sidings. Federal officials declined'to dis- cuss responsibility for repairs to the house. Richards, an electrician, was-at work Tuesday morning on a con- 25 Red Vessels Are Thought En Route To Cuba; Embassy i Says Skippers Ignore U. S. WASHINGTON (AP) The United States and the So- viet Communists approached an armed showdown on the high seas at mid-morning today, as Soviet cargo ships plowed toward Cuba and American naval power con- verged on them. Strung out'along the approaches to Cuba were an esti- mated 25 Soviet ships. Some of them quite possibly were carrying offensive weapons to the Cuban Communist ally a movement which President Kennedy says must be stopped. At 9 a. m. Eastern Standard Time, Kennedy's quaran- tine went .into effect and the historic moment was at hand. The first warships headed in toward the first Sov- iet cargo ships. A few hours Navy had broadcast radio warnings to all shipping to stand clear of the area, that it could become dangerous. EirE1B ,I1UW, a _______3 ___ There was a report that Soviet Embassy officials here would consider the appeal. "the" were. claiming that no Soviet ship would heed the stop Thant Weighs Appeals For Intervention UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. and Venezu- ela today threw their sup- port behind the U.S: mili- tary quarantine of Cuba as Acting U.N. Secretary-Gen- eral U Thant weighed a small nation appeal that he intervene in an attempt to head off a U.S.-Soviet show- down. A committee representing 45 countries from all parts of the world called on Thant this morning and requested him to seek a standstill pending a negotiated settle- ment. He was reported to fxiv i Hudton tf. CIRCLES OF circle on the map shows the ,r-.. radius from Cuba missile sites which are now mcuu ne completed, according to President Kennedy's speech. Outer have told the group ne circle jhowi a 2 400 radiuj of ,itM now bejng built Ambassador Zenon Rossides of radius are such cities as Washington, Dallas, Mexico City, Cyprus, chairman of the group, Miami and Cape Canaveral. Within outer circle are New said Thant indicated he might ad- Toronto, Winnipeg, Hudson Bay and Chi- cago as well as parts of the west Wirephoto dress the 11-nation Security Coun- cil later in the day. .The small countries were called, into another session.'to hear the'committee re- port and to consider -a possible resolution for the council. Venezuela Rips Reds Inside the council chamber, Venezuelan Ambassador Carlos Sosa-Rodriguez declared the So- viet weapons in Cuba were no long- er -defensive but we're a threat to the entirevhemisphere. He de- manded that- the council 'take ac- tion to halt the shipment of of- fensive weapons and to dismantle the missile bases already built. "It is he said, "that these weapons are now in the hands of the nuclear powers them- selves, ;and we cannot accept that they be handed over to the .only Communists state in the Amer- icas." British Blast Delegate Sir Castro Rips U. S., Rattles Rockets British Delegate Sir Patrick Dean accused the Soviet Union of "calculated double dealing" and declared this is bound to cast doubt on any statements issued by the Russians. He said the stationing of Soviet missiles in Cuba' affects the whole security of the Western Hemis- phere and cannot be tolerated. Convinced that the .council would wind up in a deadlock over opposing U.S. and Soviet 'resolu- :ions, the small powers delegated Ghana, the United Arab. Republic and Cyprus to ask Thant to inter- ene. Many of the small nations want- ed'to call directly on President Kennedy to lift his arms quaran- iine of but it was decided instead to address the appeal in general terms. Some Doubt Considerable doubt was felt that the United States, having ordered ts warships to halt all vessel? in Cuban waters, would pay any at- tention to an appeal addressed only to it. The up of nations from .Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin hopeful .hat a general appeal to the invasion of Cuba was ex- ed States, the Soviet Union during a meeting of the YwlrtTif noca trio ctfnnf irttl TV HAVANA .he. has. the "repulse any 'Prime. Minister Fidel Castro rejected :any limit on Cuba's arms buildup .Tuesday night and U.S. arms quarantine an act of piracy. "Our arms are Castro declared as he de- fied 'a U.S. proposal for the United Nations to send in an inspection, team to investigate President Kennedy's charge that Soviet missile bases are planted in .Cuba. Anyone trying to carry out an arms inspection in. Cu- ba "had better come ready, for the bearded revolutionary lea'der told the nation in a 90-minute tele- Congressmen Grimly OK Cuban Move WASHINGTON (AP) Con- gressional leaders.grimly accept- ed today the prospect that full scale -military action may be needed to back President Ken- nedy's move aimed at wiping out the Cuban missile threat to the Western Hemisphere. vision address. Castro scoffed at Kennedy's warning in his speech Monday that the flow of Soviet arms to Cuba was a menace to the West- ern Hemisphere. He ridiculed the Organization of American .States for its solid sup- port of the U.S. quarantine of Cuba. He called the organization's signal of any U. S. warship. Cuba's Fidel Castro saw the quarantine as an act of war and Moscow took a grave and angry view. For more than a year the ten- sion between the United States and Cuba had mounted. Then on Monday night, Kennedy made his move, announcing a quarantine with the clamp on offensive- arms shipments into Cuba. .He was ac- cepting the fact that anything might happen -as a result- The Defense Department made public. aerial reconnaissance pho- tographs which it said proved the charge that the Soviet Union .was installing or has installed ballistic missiles, almost certainly w.ith nu- clear warheads, on Cuban sites. .The 'Defense Department, -kept secrecy on the total of Navy ships and planes! assigned to the quar- antine operation and on the- pre- cise areas in which they were op- erating. All indications pointed to a force of a size and type which seemed more than ample for the job. Ob- viously, the preparations were for events even more, far-reaching than stopping merchantmen at sea, which might flare up from this first action. The Washington Post .said So- inter-American defense pact a viet military attaches were scrap of paper only "valid for! spreading the word at a Soviet those following in the flock of im- perialism." Castro, who had mobilized Cuba's military forces right after Kennedy's blockade. announce- Without exception, party leaders jment, was 30 minutes late .for his confer'with Kennedy late today on 'the crisis made it clear they recognized the'.'risk of nuclear war is great They are willing- to "take it. of them expect a prelim- inary showdown with the Soviet Union in the shipping. lanes-al- most momentarily. Others believe that if the President's demand for address. President Osvaldo Dorticos, dressed in a militiaman's uni- form, and. other high government officials sat in the stuio. An an- nouncer said the prime 'minister was speaking a particularly delicate moment'in the history of 'the world'." Castro emphasized he would that it Uie wesiaems aemana no outside interference on dismantling of Soviet controlled question of arminK Cuba and missile bases in Cuba is flouted, massive military action to take them over might come later. might ease the situation. Some observers viewed the struction job at Somerset, Mass small action as a sign that outside Fall. River, when postal inspectors left _a message telling The search warrant was ob-jhim to come home. Richards left tained.on the basis of information the job about a'.m. but did in some part offered by .Richards not return home. the United States .might not get the support it hopes for if it its case to General (Continued on Page Two) ladded. congressional leaders with1 Ken- nedy .on Monday, a House-'mem- ber, who'sat in on the meeting reported today. "But the decision had been made before we were he question of arming implied .it was the United States that.had'forced him to arm. "We -wUl acquire the arms we Strong sentiment for an imme- feel like Castro said, we don't have to give an accounting to the imperialists. Cuba has the right'to arm itself and defend itself-and we have had to do so...What would have oc- curred; if .we .had not been armed at the time of Giron This'was a reference to the in- (Cbntinued on Page Two) India Rejects Offer Of Truce From Red Chinese NEW DELHI (AP) Chinese Communists are advancing into northeast India at four points, and India has rejected Peipingis. proposal for peace talks on Chinese terms, an official spokes- man said today. Chinese troops have driven to within 10 or 12 miles of the. im- portant monastery town of To- wang, in northeast India, to the west and' are also pushing toward it from the north. A fresh Chinese ..attack into In- dia has been launched at Asfila, on the northeast frontier about 100 miles east of Towang. At the' eastern end of the north- eastern border, 'near an Indian post has fallen and the Chinese are driving down the Luhit River valley. At the northwest end of the dis- puted Himalayan frontier, in Lad- akh, the Chinese have attacked for the first time in Changchenrao River valley and have captured a post. Although the spokesman de- clined to comment on the over-all Ladakh situation, it appeared to observers that the Chinese might have overrun all Indian military posts on what the Chinese claim to be their territory. High Indian officials.said.a Red Chinese proposal for tween Prime. Minister. Nehru .and Premier Chou En-lai to settle the border dispute was "pure hypoc- risy." The officials also rejected companion- .-Chinese proposal, broadcast from Peiping, for a cease-fire under which ,each na- tion withdraw its troops 12.5 mile's from the present battle lines. .A government sppkesman, in the first: official comment 'on the Chinese termed it' "vague, confusing and deceptive." This was viewed as an'indication Neh- ru would reject'the though the spokesman declined to go that far. -One Indian official said-the of- fer of talks might be considered if-, the Chinese! withdrew., the position they held Sept. 8.' This was just before their troops crossed what India considers to be her .northeastern border with Tibet !in the-area just east of Bhutan. Some officials believed the Chi- nese proposal was made under pressure from Soviet Premier Khrushchev, who wrote Nehru last weekend he hoped' the border dispute .would be settled through peaceful negotiations. Nehru re- portedly replied Monday night that India refuses to negotiate with Peiping under duress and that "no negotiation is'.possible or feasible so long as an aggressor occupies' our -sacred 'soil." ..The Indian ..government.' has., in: sisted1 that the Chinese withdraw not only in the northeast but also pull out of positions they hold in the Ladakh area 900 the northwest. .China has refused to withdraw in the Ladakh area where they have built a -road con- necting Tibet and the western Chinese province of Sinkiang. The Chinese said' the unfortun- ate fighting was the result, of a question left over by history. The statement -said the' 48-year-old McMahori Line, which India claims as its border with Chinese- captive Tibet, is a creation that "British imperialists attempted to force upon China by taking -ad- vantage "of the powerlessness of the Chinese and-Indian peoples." .British diplomat Arthur H. Mc- Mahon established the line in ne- gotiations with Tibet in 1914, 'when India was under British rule. The 'Chinese government, the statement "has always stood for a peaceful settlement of the Embassy reception Tuesday night that Soviet ships steaming toward Cuba are under orders nol to be stopped or searched. Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Do brynin declined to refute the (Continued on Page Two) Konawan Escapes Injury As Fire Sweeps Trailer KONAWA Johnny Duck narrowly escaped serious injury when a heating stove ex- ploded setting on fire his trailer house Tuesday afternoon. Duck had gone out to the mobile home, parked on the premises of the Bill Duck place, west of Konawa, about p.m. to light the stove. When.he struck a match and turned on the butane- kerosene fuel, the blast erupted in his face, blinding -him tem- porarily. His' father, Bill 'Duck, was outside the trailer, and pulled him. .to. safety. In minutes the flames had spread throughout the 8 by 40 feet trailer house.- The mobile home plus -all of the per- sonal and household effects" of Mr. Duck, his .wife and small child were destroyed. The loss was estimated at Mrs. Johnny Duck said "We are just grateful no one was hurt. We have insurance, but it won't cover Chmese-Indian boundary question shg Hgd Ada had through negotiations and held that hcr motheT. pendmg a peaceful settlement, the in.b has a u went to light the stove side should be respected and nei- so house -would ther side should alter the state of warm r [ook bab out the boundary by unilateral ac- .Jaid_ 'on-" The Konawa Sportsman's Club Reports from the northeast fire-fighting unit answered the fighting said Chinese troops were alarm to the fire' but the flash driving-for the important, mpnas- fire had consumed the contents of Towang, about 17 air- when they arrived. The firemen lirie'.miles inside the western end succeeded in containing the fire of the McMahon Line. in the mobile home. Reds Press Ultimatum In Berlin BERLIN Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko was reported today to have renewed the Communist demand that West- ern troops get out of Berlin and called for full recognition of East German sovereignty. The official East. German news agency ADN said Gromyko made the statements in a speech to a crowd in East Berlin after he toured the wall dividing the city. Standing on a truck as an im- provised platform, Gromyko pledged' that the Soviet Union would, never allow the "slightest violation of the sovereign rights" of East Germany, ADN said. Gromyko arrived Tuesday in East Berlin from New York and had talks with the Communist chief-, of East Germany, Walter Ulbricht, and Foreign Minister Lothar Bolz. The visit was an- nounced as a stopover on his way to Moscow. There have been fears in the West that the Soviet Union might make some move against West Berlin as retaliation for the quar- antine of Cuba. Soviet tanks, artillery and mo- torized units were observed on the move outside Berlin during the night, West Berlin police reported. They said travelers across East Germany saw Soviet units on the autobahn, the highway connecting Berlin with the West, the road from Berlin to Hamburg. The largest group was reported around a small town about 10 miles west of Berlin. Western sources said the. troops appeared to be units returning to bases from training exercises. A fog that hampered Gromyko's look into-West Berlin helped seven East Germans flee during the night, police reported. Visibility was poor along the 101 miles of concrete and barbed wire surrounding West Berlin. Police did-not disclose any'details of the escape -into West Berlin. OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy to clear this afternoon through Thursday; a little warmer west portion- this afternoon; a little cooler north tonight and. west portion Thursday; .-low- tonight 35 northwest to 45 southeast; high Thursday to TO. High temperature in Ada Tuesday -was 64; low Tuesday night, 47; reading at 7 a. m. Wednesday, 47. ;